EY Announces James H Hunter III, Chairman & CEO of Dynamic Solutions Worldwide, LLC (Dynatrap®) Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award Finalist in the Midwest
Hunter joins ranks of unstoppable entrepreneurs in the Midwest
MILWAUKEE, WI, May 10, 2019 – EY announces that James H Hunter III Chairman & CEO of Dynamic Solutions Worldwide, LLC (Dynatrap®) is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award in the Midwest. Widely considered one of the most prestigious business awards programs in the U.S., the program recognizes entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities, while also transforming our world. Hunter was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 12, 2019 at Navy Pier in Chicago, Illinois.
Hunter: “Entrepreneurship has been a large part of my life for over 40 years including several start-ups, 23 years of college teaching in entrepreneurship, and economics-oriented non-profit philanthropy. A most recent venture, Dynamic Solutions Worldwide, LLC (Dynatrap®), has grown rapidly from its start in 2010 and is now the leading mosquito trap supplier in the USA. Much more growth is planned as the company seeks to make peoples’ lives better by substantially reducing mosquitoes in yards and homes.”
Now in its 33rd year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National competition. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 16, 2019. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
Local sponsors for the Midwest program include Plexus Groupe, LaSalle Network, Cresa, PNC Bank, Becker Professional Education and 1871.
Hunter – Serial Entrepreneur & Co-Founder of DynaTrap® (Dynamic Solutions Worldwide, LLC)
Hunter is engaged in many entrepreneurial enterprises. He started an industrial products company (Handle-It, Inc.) in 1976 that is now a $6 million sales company. He started teaching, and continues to teach, the Entrepreneurship Class at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee in 1996, training over 1,000 upper classmen at the Lubar School of Business in the art of Entrepreneurship. In 2014, Hunter joined with four other executives, who were related to the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee, to form a new company to supply unique metal-matrix composites for use in internal combustion engines and other rotating mechanical devices. Hunter, for the past 20 years, has been a Board Member at Economics Wisconsin, a non-profit that promotes free market economics to elementary and secondary school students.
In 2010, Hunter co-founded Dynamic Solutions Worldwide, LLC, manufacturer of the DynaTrap® insect and mosquito trap, a safe, silent and simple way to attract, trap and kill mosquitoes – both outdoors and indoors. The company has introduced for 2020, the DynaTrap® Discreet Outlet Trap (DOT), an award-winning discreet indoor solution to those pesky flying insects in the home and garage. Like all DynaTrap® products, the DynaTrap® DOT does not use pesticides and it is odor-free. From its start in 2010, Dynamic Solutions Worldwide, LLC has grown to a level of sales of $35.2 million for 2019.
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